Three businesses across the county were victims of burglary on Thursday of last week.
According to a report from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, a person or persons cut a chain to the entrance of Greenline Implement Company and entered the facility early Thursday morning, stealing seven Stihl chain saws.
The property was valued at nearly $4,000.
According to the report, the suspect or suspects entered the building by jimmying a locked door.
- Corner Market in Willisburg was also victim to an attempted burglary.
According to the police report, a suspect or suspects attempted to enter the convenient store by prying the front door and breaking a large plate glass window.
The attempt was unsuccessful, according to the report.
- Washington County Regional Recycling was also victim to a burglary on Sept. 27.
According to the police report from the Spingfield Police Department, Officer Charlie Osbourn was shown an open window and an office door that had been pried open when he arrived on Thursday.
Desk drawers had been opened and the contents were scattered, according to Osbourn’s report.
The person reporting the crime said that a cell phone and two small safes were missing, along with approximately $200 in cash and four bottles of prescription pills. A laptop computer was also listed as missing.
According to the report, the door was pried open with a large screwdriver that belonged to the business. The tool was still at the scene and laying on the desk.
All three cases remain open and the investigations are continuing. Anyone with information on the cases can call the Washington County Sheriff’s Department at (859) 336-5400 or the Springfield Police Department at (859) 336-5450. Callers can remain anonymous.
- A burglary was reported to the Springfield Police Department at a residence on Lebanon Hill on Sept. 21.
According to the report, someone broke into a 1995 white GMC pick-up truck and took tools.
Anyone with information regarding the theft should call the Springfield Police Department at (859) 336-5450.
- A vehicle was reported stolen from Eddleman Court in Springfield on Sept. 24 around 12:30 p.m.
According to the police report, the 1997 dark green four-door Toyota Corolla was stolen earlier that day.
- On Sept. 25 at around 6:23 p.m., a clerk at EZ Stop convenient store was the victim of a scam.
According to a report from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, a male and female entered the store, approached the counter and asked to purchase a Pick-4 lottery ticket, giving the clerk specific numbers to use.
The clerk gave the ticket to the male and the male gave the clerk a large bill.
According to the report, the male then kept asking for change and the large bill back, confusing the clerk to the point that the male received $249 he was not entitled to.
While the male was confusing the clerk, the female partner was also talking and distracting the clerk to add to the confusion, according to the report.
The transaction was captured on video by surveillance cameras.
According to the report, the male and female have conducted the scam at Keystone Cinemas in Bardstown and at a Walmart on Raggard Road in Louisville.
The male has a warrant of arrest for the Walmart infraction, according to the report.
When the couple left the store, the license plate on their vehicle was obtained, as well as the identity of the car.
Both the male and female were identified in the video.
Anyone with information regarding the scam can contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Department at (859) 336-5400.
- The Springfield Police Department handled a disturbance call at Springfield Nursing and Rehabilitation on Rex Court at around 2 a.m. on Sept. 25.
Sgt. A.J. Lewis responded to a call about two male subjects about to get physical.
After the incident was mediated, Lewis advised one subject to file charges through the county attorney’s office.